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Robin Van Persie

Van Persie retires from football

Van Persie, 35, joined Arsenal from Feyenoord in 2004 and spent eight seasons with the North London side, winning an FA Cup before moving to United in 2012, where he helped guide the club to the Premier League title - finishing the campaign…

Van Persie sinks Southampton

Van Persie took advantage of a defensive blunder to put United ahead after 12 minutes. Southampton captain, Jose Fonte, hit a poor back pass to goalkeeper Fraser Forster and Van Persie ran through, waited for Forster to dive and stroked the…

Van Persie saves Moyes’ job

Olympiakos threatened throughout to grab the goal that would see the Greek side advance on away goals, but United defended stoically and can now look forward to a tie against one of Europe's truly elite sides in the next round